New Mudlark: Laurence O’Dwyer

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 140 (2016)

Poems from Lapland
by Laurence O’Dwyer

Laurence O’Dwyer is a graduate of University College Cork and holds a PhD in paradigms of memory formation from Trinity College Dublin. In 2016 he won the Patrick Kavanagh Award for Poetry. He has also won a Hennessy New Irish Writing [ … ]

New Mudlark: Frederick Pollack

Mudlark Poster No. 139 (2016)

“A few corpses around…”
Six Poems by Frederick Pollack

Reign | Gilles | The Fireman | Procedure
The Untold | Are You Talking to Me?

Frederick Pollack is the author of two book-length narrative poems, THE ADVENTURE and HAPPINESS, both published by Story Line Press. A collection of shorter poems, A POVERTY OF [ … ]

New Mudlark: Kip Knott

New and On View: Mudlark No. 106 (2016)

Seven Dreams of An American King
Poems by Kip Knott

Kip Knott has most recently published poems in Barrow Street, Virginia Quarterly Review, and 2River. He is also the author of four chapbooks of poetry: Afraid of Heaven (Mudlark), Everyday Elegies (Pudding House), Whisper Gallery (Mudlark), and The Weight of Smoke (Bottom Dog). In addition to teaching creative writing, American literature, [ … ]

New Mudlark: Beverly Burch

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 138 (2016)


An Essay by Beverly Burch

Beverly Burch’s fiction and poetry have appeared in New England Review, North American Review, Antioch Review, Willow Springs, Southern Humanities Review, and Poetry Northwest. Her second poetry collection, How A Mirage Works, won the Sixteen Rivers Press competition and was a finalist for the Audre Lorde Award. Her first, Sweet [ … ]

New Mudlark: Morgan Hobbs

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 105 (2016)

Love Remains | Morgan Hobbs

Morgan Hobbs graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, with a degree in English and History. He currently resides in Washington, DC. His work has appeared in Mississippi Review, Pindeldyboz, Shattered Wig, McSweeneys, Hollywood Dementia, Nocturnal Lyric and others. He recently published [ … ]

New Mudlark: Leonore Hildebrandt

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 137 (2016)

Musical Notations | Leonore Hildebrandt

Leonore Hildebrandt is the author of The Work at Hand and The Next Unknown. She has published poems and translations in The Cafe Review, Cerise Press, Cimarron Review, Denver Quarterly, Drunken Boat, The Fiddlehead, Poetry Daily, and Poetry Salzburg Review, among other journals. Winner of the 2013 Gemini Poetry Contest, [ … ]

New Mudlark: Kristina Marie Darling

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 136 (2016)

Kristina Marie Darling | from Dark Horses

Kristina Marie Darling is the author of over twenty books of poetry. Her awards include two Yaddo residencies, a Hawthornden Castle Fellowship, and a Visiting Artist Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome, as well as grants from the Whiting Foundation [ … ]

New Mudlark: Stephen Cloud

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 104 (2016)

Variations on a Theme
from an Advertising Flyer

by Stephen Cloud

After kicking around the West for a while (with stops in Spokane, Flagstaff, and Sedona), Stephen Cloud has settled in Albuquerque, where he’s fixing up an old adobe, working on poems, and pondering the official New Mexico state [ … ]

New and On View: Mudlark Chapbook No. 61 (2016)

New and On View: Mudlark Chapbook No. 61 (2016)

Jesus Said | Poems by Patrick Donnelly

Patrick Donnelly is the author of The Charge (Ausable Press, 2003, since 2009 part of Copper Canyon Press) and Nocturnes of the Brothel of Ruin (Four Way Books, 2012). He is director of the Poetry Seminar at The Frost Place and an associate editor [ … ]

New Mudlark: Anis Shivani

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 135 (2016)

from Confessions II
Poems by Anis Shivani

Anis Shivani’s debut book of poetry, My Tranquil War and Other Poems, has recently been published by NYQ Books. His second story collection, The Fifth Lash and Other Stories, is just out from C&R Press, and his novel Karachi Raj is forthcoming in October 2016. His other books [ … ]

New Mudlark: Michael Cadnum

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 103 (2016)

by Michael Cadnum

Michael Cadnum is the author of thirty-five books, including the National Book Award finalist THE BOOK OF THE LION. Several of Cadnum’s books have been released as audio books by Audible, and Open Road has published e-book editions of many of [ … ]

New Mudlark: More Floating Tales from Jeff Friedman

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 102 (2016)

More Floating Tales from Jeff Friedman

Sweeping Up | Chair | Dragon | Bees
Gift | St. Francis Revisited | City Under Water
Blurry | Fox at the Door

Jeff Friedman’s poems, flash fictions, and translations have appeared in Poetry International, Poetry, Agni Online, New England Review, The Antioch [ … ]

New Mudlark: David Alpaugh / Double-Title Poems

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 134 (2016)

Double-Title Poems by David Alpaugh

David Alpaugh’s poetry, drama, fiction and criticism have appeared in journals that include Able Muse, Chronicle of Higher Education, Evergreen Review, Modern Drama, Poetry, Poets & Writers, Rattle, Scene4, Spillway, and Zyzzyva. His collection, Counterpoint, won the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize from Story [ … ]

New Mudlark: Samn Stockwell

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 101 (2016)

by Samn Stockwell

Samn Stockwell has been widely and well published. Her two books, Theater of Animals and Recital, won the National Poetry Series and the Editor’s Prize at Elixir, respectively. Recent work of hers has appeared in Salamander and Poetry Daily. She has an M.F.A. from Warren [ … ]

New Mudlark: Jane Medved

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 132 (2016)

A Crown of Sonnets
by Jane Medved

Jane Medved’s chapbook Olam, Shana, Nefesh was released by Finishing Line Press in 2014. Her recent essays and poems have appeared in Lilith Magazine, Cimarron Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and New American Writing. She is the poetry [ … ]

New Mudlark: Scott Keeney

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 100 (2016)

Little Anthems
by Scott Keeney

Chance Works | Another Day Comes Hither
Cognitive Song | Unmendable Guitar String Theory
Some Freedoms Are Not Liberating | Nonstop Ending

Scott Keeney is the author of Sappho Does Hay(na)ku (Sephyrus 2008). His work has appeared in Columbia Poetry Review, Court Green, Mudlark, [ … ]

New Mudlark: Marcela Sulak

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 131 (2016)
The History of the Plum
Poems by Marcela Sulak
Marcela Sulak is the author of Decency (Black Lawrence Press, 2015) and Immigrant (Black Lawrence Press, 2010), as well as a chapbook, Of All the Things that Don’t Exist, I Love You Best (Finishing Line Press, 2008). She has co-edited Family Resemblance: An Anthology and Exploration of [ … ]

New Mudlark: Laurin Becker Macios

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 129 (2015)

How to Get There | Poems
by Laurin becker Macios

Bee | Manet’s Gypsy with a Cigarette | Dear Directness | Wild

Laurin Becker Macios holds an MFA from the University of New Hampshire, where she taught on fellowship, and was program director of Mass Poetry, a poetry outreach [ … ]

New Mudlark: Michael Milburn

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 99 (2015)

Kindred | Poems
by Michael Milburn

Nocturnal | Praise | Family Dinners
Indelible | Drop-Off | Class Act | Kindred

Michael Milburn teaches English in New Haven, CT. His third book of poems, Carpe Something, came out from Word Press in 2012. Several of his poems appeared as a Mudlark Poster in 2014. And his essays [ … ]

New Mudlark: Michael Hettich

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 128 (2015)

Nature Poem and Other Poems
by Michael Hettich

Nature Poem | The Craft of Poetry | The Hike
The Lecture | The Nest | On an Otherwise Ordinary Day
Poetics | The Mica Daughter

incl. a Mudlark recording of Michael Hettich reading his “Nature Poem.”

Michael Hettich’s most recent book [ … ]

New Mudlark: Manash Bhattacharjee

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 98 (2015)

Your Turn, Children
by Manash Bhattacharjee

Manash Bhattacharjee is a poet, writer, translator and political science scholar from JNU. His poems have appeared in The London Magazine, New Welsh Review, The Fortnightly Review, Elohi Gadugi Journal, The Postcolonialist, and First Proof: The Penguin Book of New Writing from India (Vol. [ … ]

New Mudlark Flash: Stephen Bunch

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 97 (2015)

DisquiEtudes | Poems
by Stephen Bunch

Dyspepsia | Domestic Disturbances | Perturbations

Stephen Bunch lives and writes in Lawrence, Kansas, where he received the 2008 Langston Hughes Award for Poetry from the Lawrence Arts Center and Raven Books. His poems can be found in Autumn Sky Poetry, The Externalist, [ … ]

New Mudlark: John Valentine

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 127 (2015)

Suite for Basquiat and Other Poems
by John Valentine

Suite for Basquiat | The Pool Shooters at Burly Earl’s | The Sophists of Savannah
To a Nun in Perfect Solitude | Trillium | Instructions for Translating Homer

John Valentine teaches philosophy at the Savannah College of Art and Design [ … ]

New Mudlark: Kelly Fordon

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 96 (2015)

from The Witness
Poems by Kelly Fordon

“These poems were written in response to the 10,000 pages of testimony against the Catholic Church gathered by the Survivor’s Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), which I first read on the Center for Constitutional Rights website.”  KF

The Victim’s Testimony [ … ]

New Mudlark: Roy Bentley

New and On View: Mudlark Issue No. 58 (2015)
Saturday Afternoon at the Midland Theatre in Newark, Ohio
Poems by Roy Bentley
Roy Bentley is the author of four books of poetry and several chapbooks. Poems have appeared in journals including The Southern Review, Blackbird, Shenandoah, Indiana Review, Prairie Schooner, North American Review and elsewhere; recently, in the anthologies New Poetry [ … ]